Nuestras cabañas se encuentran a lo largo del famoso camino inca Salkantay - Machu Picchu, Nuestro servicio Incluye 4dias/ 3noches desde el recojo de su hotel en Cusco hasta dejarlos en Aguas Calientes. Contamos con 3 albergues de Montaña, Incluimos sabrosas y nutritivas comidas locales, pero las preferencias vegetarianas de otro tipo están bienvenidas. Todo lo que necesita es un cambio de ropa. 200 $ USD por 4 días y 3 noches de alojamiento y comida.
Refugios Salkantay is a team of families living along the Salkantay route. There is no travel agency or middleman operating the company. We are people from the area who will interact with you directly in order to bring you the highest quality service. We will show you how our culture, traditions, and ancestral history work in harmony with the flora and fauna of the area. The more you understand our way of life, the more you will feel a part of who we are. The trek is safe and not difficult. Without a guide, all you need to pack is a change of clothes. We are happy to provide all the information you need.
Day 1: We will pick you up in Cusco and take you by car to the first cabin. In order to get you acclimated, you will hike to a gorgeous glacier lagoon, a four hour hike. Then, you will rest in the comfortable cabins and enjoy the incredible views!
Day 2: We will wake you up at 5:30 am so that you can have breakfast and start the trek at 7 in the morning. This is the longest day during the trek. You will hike 22 kilometers and an average of nine hours. If you do get altitude sickness, it is not a problem, we will send a horse to help you get over the pass
Day 3: You will walk 15 kilometers in roughly five hours. Later, you will bathe in the best hot springs of the Cusco area.
Day 4: You will walk roughly five hours to Aguas Calientes.
If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know. We are happy to help!
Interaction with guests
It includes Horse and mule driver to carry things in the most difficult stretch Day 2, (Soraypampa --Salkantay Pass
Other things to note
We provide private lodging in Soraypampa, Chalway, and Inca Trail Llactapata (Lucmabamba) . Meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, are included so that you only need a small backpack. You don’t need a tent, sleeping bag, or heavy pack. We will take care of everything, ensuring an efficient and flexible service. More importantly, you can expect a personalized, once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Be careful with horses.
for being a path where people walk about 50 or 150 people every day in high season and low season.
the agencies require horses to transport tourists and their equipment.
we recommend. care during the walk. with the horses.
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My name is Edwin Espinoza Sotelo, I am from Mollepata Peru where the famous alternative trek to Machu Picchu begins, Salkantay. I have been sending people on this route for years with my horses and with my friends as guides, cooks or arrieros. In 2012 my family and I began to construst small cabins along the Salkantay route. Living in the Mollepata region I was lucky enough to meet Nathan Heald who invited me to Climb Salkantay with him. Although I had hiked the pass for years, being my backyard and all, this was the very first time I would put on crampons and use a pick axe. It took us three years and many attempts to conquer this amazing but difficult Apu. Apu Salkantay! From here on out I have been climbing every mounatin in the Salkantay and Ausangate region. I been trekking and climbing these mountains for three years with Nathan. I have worked closely for 8 years now with SAE South American Explorers Club Cusco, and have been supplying excursions for Backpackers La Boheme for more than three years. I work very closely with Bill and Nic, who run Bill and Nic´s House on airbnb in Cusco and have been sending me backpacking trekkers for years, they also run an adventure agency called Haku Expeditions which are all inclusive which I help them with all the logistics on the route Salkantay.
This is a family run business. You will meet my father, Marino Espinoza, my mother, Mercedes Sotelo and my sister Flor De Maria Espinoza Sotelo. We all work together very closely to provide you the best and richest expierence on Salkantay. We help you to have an amazing trek and avoid the need for any kind of agency intervention. My father may be your horse guide or cook or maybe he will just hang out and chat with you before you leave Mollepata. My mom will cook you a great breakfast before you leave and my sister will help organize everything and give you the ride of your life in the back of our truck if you would like transport to Soraypamapa. We are a local family who love helping people do Salkantay on their own.
We run this cabin trek on a continuos basis and have had great success. We can´t wait to meet you.